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TEAM

AFV has offices in France and Brazil. The current AFV team is also based in Germany and the United States.

AFV Founders and Honorary members

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Jean-Pierre Dutilleux

Belgian, founding member and honorary President of AFV

[President 1989-1999]

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Bernard Laine

French, founding member and honorary Vice-President of AFV

[Vice-President 1989-2019]

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Raoni Metuktire

Kayapo chief and Honorary President. Raoni is the emblematic figure of the fight for the Amazon rainforest and its peoples. He  has spent his whole life defending this cause and went on six international campaigns organized by AFV to raise awareness about the destruction of the rainforest.

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Tapi Yalawapiti

Yawalapiti chief and Honorary President. He is the oldest son of late chief Aritana, who in his lifetime unified all the tribes of the Xingu region. Tapi continues the work of his father and is the spiritual heir to chief Raoni. He cooperates closely with AFV in the field.

Executive Board

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Robert Dardanne

President

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Nathalie Gaillard

Vice-President & Treasurer 2020-

[President 2000-2019]

Organizer of five international world tours

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Haroldo Korte

Vice-President

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Stéphane Ledain Secretary

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Henri de Bontin

[Vice-President 2010-2020†]

Henri de Bontin's  invaluable assistance to the indigenous cause will  always be remembered.

Team

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Etienne Vernet

French, resident coordinator of operations in the TIX

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Giorgio Cristofani

Brazilian, Junior Project Assistant

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Alexandra Dutilleux

Belgian/American, indigenous people coordinator  & advocacy

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Monica Sweet

Brazilian, international coordinator & communication

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Maximilian Girod-Laine

Geman/French, attorney-at-law, PhD in international law

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Cristina Nachba

Brazilian, digital communication & social media

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Marion Milliot

French, Program Officer

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Rafaela Carvalho

Brazilian, Junior Project Assistant

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Christiane Dumond

French, IT specialist & webmaster